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FOX Business
Dec 25, 2012 1:00pm EST
be a law, government ought to do something. that's just the way pple think, it's instinct. i have to admit how i used to think, took me decades to realize i was wrong, passing a law often does more harm than good. and progress comes from millions of individuals acting to make themselves better off guided by an invisible hand that inadvertently helps others. not to viewers of the "stossel" show, but to normal people. when there is a problem, government should address it. my next guest says they know what our brain is wired that way. an evolutionary psychiatrist at the university of california santa barbara and the author of the mind of the market. so, there is your book, let me start with you since you talk about the mind. you say the faith in government comes from evolution and? >> the natural propensity we have is if people have more stuff than somebody else, there must have been something else done wrong, something immoral, something unfair because in the small band of hunter and gatherer in very resource poor environments for most nobody had any kind of wealth so any redistribu
SFGTV2
Dec 25, 2012 10:30am PST
. it was a company that created technology to connect citizens better with government * . i ran it for almost nine years. and when i was elected to office four years ago, i was unfortunately more surprised than i wanted to be about how far behind san francisco government was. this was very 2008, 2009. with you i'm really proud of the leaps and bounds we have taken as a city * . i was proud in 2010 to help move forward legislation to really bring together city departments to work in a coordinated way with our committee on information technology. to help create a chief information officer position for the city. i was also proud to work with then mayor newsome in passing the first generation of open data legislation that we have. but as our civil grand jury in june pointed out, our i-t in san francisco is still in need of a culture shock. and this is where all of us come in today. we have 200 data sets that have already been put out there, but by and large the data sets put out by city government are data sets that i think show us in a very positive way. from my perspective, it's importan
FOX Business
Dec 24, 2012 9:00pm EST
companies trying to have to pay the government more money. gerri: let's talk about 201 201n what we might expect. expectations over the place. citigroup predicd stocks 14% next year, morgan stanley 1%. where do you fall? >> i'm probably up at 4% or 5%. not expecting that great of a year as far as the end of the year. i think it will be pretty bumpy the beginning of the year while this all gets worked out and people reevaluate the landscape ofds everything. gerri, i will comment on the numbers you threw out there. this scares me people are positive. i don't want to spike the eggnog, but the fact there is not one person or one bank that says the market wille down next year frightens me a little bit. gerri: wells fargo says the market will be down 2%. but they're the only ones to sae it. a lotbo of optimism but we have beenbe in this bull market for a long time it v has been very strong. people start that in the same thing happen over and over again. is that what you see your fellow strategists make? >>sometimes, you chase the returns and d up getting in at the last minute and hit when
RT
Dec 25, 2012 12:30pm EST
of the price of government bonds that's what the gold price suppression scheme really is about it's a it's a it's a mechanism of supporting government currencies of suppressing interest rates and supporting government bond prices and a little bit later i want to get into some more kind of the best facts or circumstantial evidence that exists that support this view first i want to talk a little bit though about silver because silver market manipulation is something that has been it's been being and but it's been investigated by that sea f.t.c. it's still ongoing since i had both of you gentlemen on my show last week have interviewed bart chilton the commissioner of the c f.t.c. if you kind of think of when you think of this silver investigation he stands by his belief that said that something that the law was broken and if the silver market has been manipulated let's take a listen. certainly there were to farias actions and i believe violations of the law mean when people send you e-mails and say the price of silver is going to be smashed one day and then the next day it actually happe
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 2:00pm EST
government would try to make banks feel more secure. the housing act of 1934 created the federal housing administration, the fha. provides insurance to banks who know they get their money back but even with the f h a, banks still might feel nervous. they might want somebody to buy those mortgages from them. in that same housing act of 1934 congress made provisions for a new breed of privately-owned firms called national mortgage association's. they were to buy fha insured loans. just one problem. no private investors wanted to do it. so finally four years later, 1938, the roosevelt and ministration created the federal national mortgage association which became known as fannie mae. was a tiny federal agency. what brought that companies would not do uncle sam would. this was not considered big news at the time. the wall street journal buried the story on page 2 and it was only eight sentences long. i want to point out that was before i started at the journal. otherwise we would have had a bigger story and it probably would have been on page 1. washington created many government pro
LINKTV
Dec 24, 2012 7:00pm PST
government and the united states will be doing exactly what the enemies want. >> there has been some progress in peace efforts to the afghan government and the taliban. last month negotiators secured pakistan's coop trying help with the process. representatives of the taliban, the afghan government met face-to-face. president karzai announced plans for an office in qatar. karzai heads to the united states next month to discuss the u.s. presence here through 2014 and beyond. others will withdraw their troops more quickly than planned. the killing of an american in the heart of kabul won't boost support for an already unpopular war. >> chief editor of the kabul newspaper said that insider attacks are hampering the fight against taliban and al qaeda. >> the taliban are behind all of these attacks. it means their presence in security forces is strong. but recently, the afghan police as well as the allen army are preparing some new plans and programs to advise any injection of taliban elements within the afghan security forces but still, it is quite clear -- the afghan security forces and
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 10:00am EST
christmas in 1952, president elect ike made a speech in which he said "our form of government has no sense unless it is founded in the deeply felt religious faith and i do not care what it is." he received a much ridicule from his cultured despise years. his professed indifference to the major of the religious faith. it is the first part of the statement that deserves continuing attention. certainly many americans, perhaps the majority of them, agreed that democracy or at least our democracy, which is based on a belief in natural rights, presupposes religious faith. people believe this that all people are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights. there are two separate propositions that are pertinent to any consideration of the role of religion in american politics. one is an empirical question. is it a fact that the success of a democracy requires a religious people governing themselves by religious norms? the second question is a question of logic. does belief in america as distinctive and democracy, a limited government whose limits are defined by the natural rights of t
RT
Dec 24, 2012 9:30pm EST
flee syria because of the disproportionate actions by the government forces but on the other side the opposition the armed groups of that position which are several which are not united on this single comment they also reason except the both methods absolutely contrary to international humanitarian law. they can cause the just. the staging terrorist attacks and that it's very disheartening that our western call digs in the security council start that they refuse. condemning terrorist attacks in syria saying that yes there is ms bed but you must take into account the overall context of what is going on in syria and why people resort to terrorist attacks it's absolutely unacceptable and this logic we will might lead us if we follow this logic might lead us to a very dangerous situation not only in the middle east but in other parts of the world if. the west would begin to. qualify terrorist as. bad terrorist and acceptable terrorists. one more reason that arises time to time that could actually ok the foreign intervention in syria is possession of chemical weapons do you believe that sy
SFGTV2
Dec 25, 2012 8:00am PST
the work that goes into the mfac award and the great government consulting as they pick the products to bring a lot of innovation to san francisco. cory? give cory a round of applause. [applause] >> thank you, chris. thank you so much for all of your hard work, chris. none of this could be possible without your efforts. good evening. the good government awards are incredibly important in san francisco. it's a chance for us to honor the tremendous work that happens in the city and also to honor the individuals who are responsible for some of that success. congratulations to all of our honorees. we're very grateful for your work. let's give a hand for them. [applause] the good government awards also support spur's good government work. it is a central part of our mission. our agenda is admittedly ambitious. we analyze every local measure on the san francisco ballot, which until recently was a pretty formidable task. we participate in most of the major issues of city government from pension and payroll tax reform to some of the most important discussions on how we fund a lot of our publ
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 1:00am EST
recruiting. >> they realize this but it would be hard for any government agent to say i'm going to support a buy polar agent who is sleeping with an as lamb i can radical. >> in some ways it highlights those things more in terms of one person. through the whole journey of frost nixon, his relationship which garn in a small theater in london, then broadway, then a movie. the very first preview performance of frost nixon in a theater in london, the entire back row was lawyers, the third preview david there was having been given the all clear or told you should go see it yourself and he was shaken by it to begin w. for a man who is incredibly generous and warm and positive and supportive of everything, i think he felt very confused by how he should react to this. and as the whole thing went on as it started to become clear this was going to be a massive hit in terms of the play and the theater version of it, he started to get behind it because he's a very good business man and he started to go, well, okay, there is a certain amount of this i don't believe actually happened and is not
PBS
Dec 24, 2012 4:30pm PST
states get from the federal government. ruben ramirez reports from washington. >> reporter: we all know the numbers. failing to reach a deal by january 1 will result in $109 billion in automatic cuts to federal spending. and while that's a big number, what matters most to states and municipalities is the small print, detailing just where those cuts will happen. and standard & poors' gabe pettek says those details could still be months away. >> even if the policymakers in washington, d.c., resolve the immediate issue before january 1 or shortly thereafter, we think there are going to be several details related to the administration of tax policy and the way the federal government spends money that will have an important effect on state budgets. >> reporter: the pew center on the states reports around 18% of federal grants to states would be subject to sequestration's spending cuts. that works out to about $7.5 billion the states could ultimately lose. >> the real worry right now for states is that as many states start there legislative sessions next month is just the uncertainty fro
KCSMMHZ
Dec 25, 2012 6:00am PST
. abe is pressuring the bank of japan again to swiftly join his government and put an end to deflation. he says it's only natural for the government to get involved in shaping monetary policy noting that conventional steps have failed to pull japan out of the drawn-out price downturn. abe made his call with officials of the japan business federation or keidanren on tuesday. >> translator: soon after we form a new cabinet tomorrow, i hope the government can establish a policy accord with the bank of japan to set an inflation target of 2%. the bank should be held accountable to meeting the target. >> last week boj policymakers decided to decide whether to set the 2% target in january. the bank's current goal is 1%. meanwhile the keidanren chairman is stepping up efforts to lift the nation's sagging economy. he said the landslide election victory signals the party's hope to regain a strong japan. >> translator: i think a wide variety of policies including monetary policy should be implemented to get the economy back on track. they will together help trigger economic growth again. >> he al
PBS
Dec 24, 2012 7:00pm PST
government and anti-government forces. he plans to pull power from the assad administration to a new government. but the opposition wants to overthrow the assad administration and the government regards the opposition as terrorist. >>> two insider attacks in afghanistan have rattled the international security forces. an afghan policewoman shot and killed a u.s. contractor in the capital kabul. the victim was a security consultant for the police. other officers detained the woman at the scene. her motive is unknown. another afghan police officer opened fire at a checkpoint in the northern province of jasjon. he killed five colleagues and fled the site. police believe he was a member of the taliban. afghan soldiers and police officers have killed more than 50 members of the international forces this year. the taliban has not claimed responsibility for the kabul shooting, but the group claims to have placed members in the military and police force to launch insider attacks. >>> japan's air self-defense force scrambled fighter jets after a chinese aircraft came close to japanese air spac
PBS
Dec 25, 2012 3:00pm PST
lazaro profiles a group of peacekeepers struggling to maintain a fragile cease-fire between government and rebel forces. itn's john sparks reports on police officers in china, and their accusations of widespread corruption by local officials. and jeffrey brown samples the poetry about greece's financial woes and its austerity measures. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: the election commission in egypt confirmed today the new constitution won nearly 64% of the vote in a referendum. the panel also reported turnout was just a third of the country's 52 million registered voters. president mohammed morsi and his muslim brotherhood backed the draft constitution. opponents warned it paves the way for islamic rule and curbs on civil liberties. the six persian gulf arab nations demanded an end to what they called iranian interference. they issued a statement today at the end of the gulf cooperation council's annual summit. the statement gave no details. the six u.s. allied countries, also called for swift international action to
FOX Business
Dec 24, 2012 10:00pm EST
, becoming the 22nd state to set up the exchange, leaving it up to t federal government government to implement exchanges. the president's health care law was so unpopular when the president signed it ino law and it remains absolutely that two years later. apparently nancy pelosi was right about the obamacare program, at least when she uttered these now infamous words, calling for passage of e legislation. >> we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it. away from the father of the controversy. lou: is getting rid of obamacare so one option for republicans? we will talk with legal analyst peter johnson on the way forward. also, the worsening political crisis in egypt. splitting egypt between those who want the islamic state, governed by sharia law, and those who oppose it. andrew boston this year. the professor and the author of the new book "sharia versus freedom." in the nation's credit rating is at risk. serious proposals to reduce the deficit and really end our national debt. potentially, a significant blow to the obamacare controversial o contraceptive mandate.
RT
Dec 24, 2012 8:00pm EST
our grievances with the government in fact a majority of people who were arrested that day were not actually camping but who were there because they believed in what was happening believed in our right to protest and were there to defend the encampment but the police came actually in the thousands in riot gear store through the camp throwing down everyone who's in their way i saw a photographer on the staff who was didn't even realize anything was happening was thrown down the stairs saw person in a wheelchair who was assaulted and there are people who are in sri from the park and they were immediately shot with rubber bullets to get them out of the trees something that could have caused serious injury or death and you know the entire camp was cleared out very violently by the police were going on the protesters had committed zero acts of violence and there was no suspicion that they would condemn commit any acts of violence but that's just the first part of the case the fact that we have the constitutional right to be there and that's something that the city of los angeles to go aw
RT
Dec 24, 2012 9:00pm EST
cables and military documents that shed a light on some of the u.s. government's most horrific war crimes even more so the reaction to those revelations has revealed the u.s. military is under impunity from said crimes many people including myself see bradley many as a hero who put his life on the line to provide the truth to the american public the u.s. government however sees manning as a traitor and is charging him with aiding the enemy something that could land him the death penalty by the time he's scheduled to be court martialled spent over a thousand days in confinement much of which in solitary might be a lonely one happy birthday bradley stay strong we haven't forgotten about you buddy set. the lucky one of the good of you never seen anything like the trouble. on this show i've talked about israel and palestine as it relates to war peace and human rights and because i've covered the issue in a way that rivals the mainstream media i've been viscerally attacked for it by the israeli lobby the media and by netanyahu his very own spokesperson all of this for simply providing t
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 12:00pm EST
over there, seized the airfield. the shock might be so great that the british government will cave in or negotiate your instead what the germans did was, of course they stop at the ocean. then he turned south and they wanted to knock france out of the war, which is what they did. they entered paris on june 16, i think. the government in paris led to the south. they were practically in a different city every day. and churchill hoped and pleaded with the french to continue fighting. both countries have pledged, one to another, that they would not drop out of the war and make a separate peace, unless they were released from this pledge by the other. the french began to think that they would want to make a separate peace, and they began to talk to the british about this. churchill said no, we can't release you from that pledge. we want you to keep fighting all the way down to the mediterranean, if you have to. and if you have to across the mediterranean, keep fighting from north africa. and a big part of the reason was that the french fleet was a very, very large fleet. many battleships t
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 8:30pm EST
government recognize its independence, which put tremendous pressure on europe to intervene in favor of the confederate. the european statesmen at the beginning of 1862, considered the unions caused to be hopeless. quote it is the highest degree likely that the north will not be able to subdue the south. british prime minister lord pomerance and told us for an officers. meanwhile, the lincoln government appeared overwhelmed. congress and the white house were in the hands of a political party that it never government before. the treasury department was broke. federal spending was multiplied as never before. in 1862, the u.s. government spent six times as much money as it spent in 1861. and where would it come from? northern banks, and an economic panic had closed their exchange windows in late december, refusing to redeem paper money. meanwhile, rebel soldiers menace washington from nearby manassas virginia where they had routed the union army a few months earlier. confederate artillery they atomic river above and below the n. no one in civilian authority, not even lincoln, had any detai
RT
Dec 25, 2012 6:30am EST
the other half close to five and a half million are palestinians and israel governs the israelis and palestinians are different laws right so you have the laws that govern people like myself israeli jews who really live in a democracy free to come and go as they please and then you have the laws that govern the palestinians about a million and a half of them are israeli citizens racist laws over thirty laws in the logbooks that discriminate against them specifically and i live in an entire environment of racism and discrimination and then you know i just wanted to jump in there yeah you we really do hear that you know israel's the greatest democracy in the middle east that's a really really important point i want to move on now because with a lot to go over i want to play you something that glenn beck said i know these friends but i think that what he's going to say right here really exemplifies what a lot of people think in this country when they want to criticize israeli government's policies but they're scared of being labeled an anti semite let's check it out. you'll know in
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 5:00pm EST
would be hard for any government agent to say i'm going to support a buy polar agent who is sleeping with an as lamb i can radical. >> in some ways it highlights those things more in terms of one person. through the whole journey of frost nixon, his relationship which garn in a small theater in london, then broadway, then a movie. the very first preview performance of frost nixon in a theater in london, the entire back row was lawyers, the third preview david there was having been given the all clear or told you should go see it yourself and he was shaken by it to begin w. for a man who is incredibly generous and warm and positive and supportive of everything, i think he felt very confused by how he should react to this. and as the whole thing went on as it started to become clear this was going to be a massive hit in terms of the play and the theater version of it, he started to get behind it because he's a very good business man and he started to go, well, okay, there is a certain amount of this i don't believe actually happened and is not true and we have someone in the audience w
RT
Dec 25, 2012 11:30am EST
still doing essentially the same work. again it's the revolving door between government and the you know the appendages of government in the so-called private sector but me it's a private public sector it's a bird it's a plane no it's a no it's not seem to leave it at that dock no what is it it's just about a bunch of guys stealing money left right and center and calling it some kind of quasi. i love the word going to go in this country it just says it just sounds you know corrupt from the from the first q. go you know yeah instead of a think tank oh it's acquiring go and quango is set up to steal from the public in the name of the private enterprise. so how. better in two thousand and thirteen by the way for the poverty barons well while almost all other departments are cutting spending ministers have committed to increase in defense budget which will rise by thirty five percent in real terms in the next three years or more than three billion pounds per year worse than austerity where is the austerity it's not for the. it's not for the food the demo for the dome the direction flock
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 6:00pm EST
they need a stronger federal government to reroute archons dictation. many, many americans were posted to comp dictation and he became the anti-federalist. they were the federalist and anti-federalist, bitterly opposed to each other from the very beginning, from the signing of the constitution. the anti-federalist gradually became no as republican and democrat republicans. so when john quincy adams was running for office, you now how the republicans or democrat republicans running against the federalist and he was the last of the federalists. the federalist rambis from the beginning, washington and the people who ran the country were really friendly elite. the constitution only other property owners. gradually universal suffrage came in, not universal involving women. don't get your hopes up too high it was white male suffrage, but she didn't have to be a property owner and that was what pushed to the elite out of power. adams, jefferson, monroe's, all these great plantation owners and property owners and elite leaders really permitted the growth of jacksonian democracy as we ca
FOX Business
Dec 24, 2012 11:00pm EST
get spending cut out of this government, geronimo. and carol says sandra of time mt from new york neil: easier said than done, one of the loudest vocal critics in the government community says he is frustrated. >> how are you? lou: i'm great. how were you? >> people are desperate. at the grassroots level all the way out. now, it's starting to show up in the top 500 companies of the united states. we are in very difficult straits tonight's feature when you started talking about this, you weren't yet heard that that you want that you can't think that companies can ignore the fallout for the fallout is fast and furious. how god is dead? >> i think it's getting really dangerous. because most companies right now are in survival mode. they don't know what the future's going to be like. they can't get access to capital. customers are scared to death. we are doing stupid thing like converting corn to fuel, w are sitting on great oil reserves, natural gas, doing nothing with it. we are building solar plants in the west. it is the stupidest thing i've ever heard in my life. neil: i am going
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 8:00pm EST
government. but about the queen and the family and lifting the vail. you thrift veil and this is an extraordinary world we've never seen inside of. so "the queen r queen" came directly from the deal. >> what did tony blair think of it? >> next question. >> i want to know president obama said "homeland" is his favorite show. my question is when you're dealing with live, real people who you are portraying or in the case of "homeland" or "24" when you're trying to deal with agencies that you are representing, what is that interaction like? we were talking a little bit in the room next door, maybe you can answer michael, how is tony blair's perception changed as a result of those films or the queen's perception changed in the minds of the public then we can talk about "homeland" and "24"? >> there are many things that you realize that you are working with when you do a film or a tv show that is -- has so much political emphasis. and one of the things is inevitably you come up against the agenda of people in terms of the agendas they have for looking at and judging politicians and public
FOX Business
Dec 25, 2012 6:00pm EST
projects. with our budget deficit soaring an intense debate is heating up over whether the government should be throwing your tax dollars at industry the first place. i asked robert bryce, senior fellow at the manhattan institute about this issue. let's start with the tax credit. >> sure. gerri: this is industry, let's face it they don't have a whole lot to show for themselves yet we subsidize them to the tune of $1.2 billion. why? >> remember the industry said we're all about reducing carbon dioxide. that was the whole argument. now it shifted we create jobs argument. if congress does not extend production tax credit we'll lose 37,000 jobs. they might get an extension but there is big push among utilities, a lot of groups to end the tax credit and it very well could be ended. gerri: it doesn't work that well. 84% fail to produce electricity when the demand is great. as a solution to our energy problems how would you rate it? >> it is not a solution and it is wholly dependent on electric utilities and electric generation that can be dispatched. we can't count on wind. when demand is h
SFGTV2
Dec 25, 2012 10:00am PST
francisco arts, we're creating access for people, creating efficiency with the government being able to manage transactions, creating a platform for people to actually interact with the city on a level that hasn't been done before. so, ideally, using the san francisco rec and park, the future san francisco arts app, using our mobile commerce to manage that is creating jobs, revenue, and efficiency for the public and tourists to be able to navigate san francisco in a way that hasn't been done before. thank you. >> all right. (applause) >> so, we're going to show another application from motion launch, the founder and ceo, john, will be sharing some of the work that they're doing. they're based here out of san francisco and they've got a great announcement to make. >> i am jon mills. i'm ceo of motion loft. we started about three years ago developing sensors that we could place around cities that would give us some analytics on how people move around cities and how vehicles drive around cities. so, currently we have 16 neighborhoods -- 18 neighborhoods covered in san francisco, and we get
RT
Dec 25, 2012 1:00pm EST
fights that break out here t.t. excessive drinking this is why a campaign is a calling on the government to really tighten up their policies to make sure that we keep seeing these increases in alcohol abuse in the k. through their part the government this year have really tried to target the sale of cheap alcohol campaign is a really calling on people to be very careful about how much they drink over the festive period surface r.t. because the israel's give the green light to building over twelve hundred new settler homes in east jerusalem on land which is considered illegally occupied under international law has in addition to the already approved construction of thousands of houses in the west bank in retaliation of the palestinians u.n. status upgrade or middle east correspondent paula slee reports. what we're witnessing is that israel is continuing with its expansion of settlements and this new announcement is that it has approved the building of some one thousand two hundred new secure homes in globe which is a neighborhood in east jerusalem across the green line it comes in less th
LINKTV
Dec 25, 2012 5:30am PST
show you how others around the world are celebrating the holiday. anti-government rebels in syria said there in control of the border town with turkey. around 700 people have crossed the border to find refuge in turkey. more than half of a million people have fled from syria, and the syrian president bashar al- assad has said he would do whatever he can to end the violence to on boy -- envoy lakhdar brahimi. zeina khodr, what about this story that they have taken the border town? >> it is a small town, but there has been a long, difficult fight over three months. they have had between 100 and two hundred soldiers held up. was a difficult fight for the rebels. strategic, it is not in the sense that it will allow them to make further advances, but the rebels are trying to clear the border region from government forces. when now, they control most of the border region aside from a main border crossing. >> what about the context with lakhdar brahimi's visit to damascus? >> well, as we know, very little progress on the political front, which means more fighting is expected, but what we have
FOX Business
Dec 25, 2012 3:00pm EST
fried government's. look at the population data. i hear about nigeria because of of -- overpopulation. they have 174 people per square mile. that is half of the netherlands and they are rich. one-tenth ofongkong and singapore and they are really which. >> the resource is the mind. john: more people more brains. >> more people closer together means more conversations. john: i have been told we're running out ofuel. jimmy carter said that. it would have been within the next decade, 30 years ago. >> that implies a prices should be rising. of decades oil has been getting cheaper and cheaper. even if it does get cheaper people look for a substitute. they keep inventing new ways to take more oil. have much more stores of oil the out than president carter said. let's go to the myth of your personal choice. with talk about contrarian pular advice for un-schooling your kids who founded by james altucher. what do you mean by un-schooling? >> they are taught to go to the bathroom, walk, move, pay attention in the school. what do they remember? john: most people do not want to home school. we tru
RT
Dec 25, 2012 6:00am EST
excessive drinking this is why a campaign is a calling only government to really tighten up the policies to make sure that we keep seeing these increases in alcohol abuse in the k. for their part the government this year have really tried to target the sale of cheap alcohol but of course many of the problems persist a lot of the young people we were speaking to here tonight saying that they're drinking before they come out since the time that school preloading where you're getting drunk before you even go out so once again in the build up to christmas we're going to see stuff we're going to see the police services really eva work having to do with these problems part of the reason campaign is a really calling on people to be very careful about how much they drink over the festive period. earlier this year are two had reported on the case of a british somali man who had his u.k. citizenship revoked while visiting somalia following that she went missing and that's our team is going to she can report only to appear months later in new york courtroom charged with terrorism. bhakti h
RT
Dec 24, 2012 7:30pm EST
that corporations paid about thirty percent of the total cost of running the federal government which is now down to around eleven percent. my sense of it is and i i was very involved in this i mean i i went with my dad sort of i was thirteen years old i went door to door for barry goldwater in sixty or so and i read you know john stormers none dare call it treason and i was looking out for the commies under the bed but my sense of it is that the republicans of that day if they looked at today at the rise of essentially oligarchy in the united states you know a handful who talk received yeah that's a perfect word a handful of billionaires owning elections and owning politicians and now i would i would submit holding a political party captive they would be horrified and my off base here and i said i think they were the the republican party through reagan and the first president bush. didn't want to abolish the welfare state they wanted to make it run properly and they also believe that if you were going to spend money you had to raise the taxes to pay for it now they wanted to cut spen
FOX Business
Dec 24, 2012 8:00pm EST
spending cut out of this government, geronimo. and carol says sandra of time mt from new york neil: easier said than done, one of theoude lou: one of the loudest vocal critics in the community says he is still frustrated.isrustra how are you, ed? >> i'm a little frustrated but outstanding. people are desperate at the grassroots level all the waylee out. neil: the fallout is "fast and furious." how bad does this debt?s. >> i think it is getting really? dangerous getting really dangerous. because most companies right now are in survival mode. they don't know what the future's going to be like. they can't get access to capital. customers are scared to death. we are doing stupid thing like converting corn to fuel, we are sitting on great oil reserves, natural gas, doing nothing with it. we are building solar plants in the west. it is the stupidest thing i've ever heard in my life. neil: i am going to hold you down to a maybe on green energy. [laughter] you have been a bipartisan on pitol hill. wasting time as we pile $4 billion of debt every day. they are waiting for november for some
PBS
Dec 24, 2012 4:00pm PST
of violence and attempts to gain control, the key government buildings are located here. after certain days of protests, making a public plea for calm. >> i am deeply sad that this is leading to clashes between protesters and the police forces. this crime was not justified, but violence will not serve. >> many feel the government has lost. especially after events over the weekend. police fired several rounds of tear gas and used water cannons to break up the protests. scores of people were injured on both sides. some were critically wounded. they were angry after the her with a gang rape last week, when a young woman was attacked so broadly, she is fighting for life. it goes beyond this one incident. people want a strong action from -- from thent's government. until then, they are prepared to keep the heat on. >> a delay until tuesday. the constitution in egypt was supposed to be passed, but now, the electoral commission says they will be looking at allegations of irregularities in the voting process. we were sent this report from cairo. >> egypt, on the brink of a new era. for
SFGTV2
Dec 24, 2012 8:30pm PST
government and jazz. chris always wanted to work for the state department. he always wanted to be involved in the foreign service. he took the foreign service exam when we were undergrads at cal. he came back the first time, pleased with results on the written but felt he didn't do so well on the orals. the question that seemed to trip him up and left him perplexed was the following. mr. stevens, please compare american government and jazz music. chris told us he didn't quite know how to handle that question. my suggestion involved people blowing loudly on their horns or banging loud' on their drums was not terribly helpful. we decided to ask questions to trip up the applicant. we didn't have the internet to find a quick answer but figured it out. though chris may not have come up with the answer during that exam he certainly lived the message taught by this interesting comparison. both american democracy and jazz music involved ongoing experimentation. they involve unscripted action and improvisation as we figure out the best way to get along. both depend on a group allowing a so
RT
Dec 25, 2012 5:00pm EST
with a strong support from the public but deep divisions remain between opposition and government supporters over the course the country's taken. israel approves twelve hundred more settler homes in east jerusalem the expansion comes despite international condemnation and warnings over the peace process with palestinians. and as christmas presents are on a raft across the world the jury's out on whether euro zone leaders behave well enough for santa to answer their wishes or give them a big lump of coal in their stocking will brussels sprout wonders or not he tries to figure out what's in the bag for europe. to am in moscow i matras a good to have you with us here on r t our top story this hour official results confirm egypt's new constitution has passed a national referendum winning a hair less than sixty four percent of the vote the country's electoral commission has announced the final tally after investigations into fraud egypt has witnessed weeks of violence with a two stage referendum sowing deep divisions between supporters and opponents of the country's president egyptian
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Dec 25, 2012 2:30am EST
government that they elected some kind of due process or some kind of return of the capital that they invested in social programs that they invest that they put their money in when they when i show up to get the money out whether it's pension accounts or social security council or the u.s. would they pay and do it then they come to get the money they're told you scheming little snow's not right ragamuffin bah humbug you know they stole the money you know whether social security or whether it's here in the u.k. the money's been stolen. so max then they go on to look at the field of who is actually who are these poverty barons aside from the adam smith international and i found that several of the best paid consultants are former dea fitted officials who appear to have gained substantial increases in their personal wealth since leaving the department even though they are still doing essentially the same work. again it's the revolving door between government and the you know the appendages of government in the so-called private sector but me it's a private public sector it's a bird it's
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Dec 24, 2012 6:00pm PST
opposition groups reported a government air strike on a bakery killed at least 60 people. authorities in india restricted vehicle and railroad travel in new delhi today, in the wake of violent protests over a gang rape. on sunday, police sprayed tear gas and water cannons after crowds began throwing stones and tipping over vehicles. the protesters demanded stronger punishments for crimes against women after a 23-year old woman was attacked on a public bus last week. the victim was thrown from the bus afterward. she remains in critical condition. six arrests have been made. washington was quiet today with the president and congress gone for christmas. but the lack of any fiscal cliff talks worried wall street. the dow jones industrial average lost more than 51 points to close at 13,139. the nasdaq fell eight points to close at 3012. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to gwen. >> ifill: in egypt, although one side seems to have clearly won, citizens are still awaiting official results of the country's constitutional referendum. as the sun rose over cairo t
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